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How Syria Came to This

A story of ethnic and sectarian conflict, international connivance, and above all civilian suffering<p>Seven years of horrific twists and turns in the Syrian Civil War make it hard to remember that it all started with a little graffiti.<p>In March 2011, four children in the southern city of Der’a …

Middle East

Home Depot and Lowe's Are Having Massive Spring Sales Right Now. Here Are the Best Deals

They're calling it "spring Black Friday," and the deals are huge.<p>Just in time to spruce up your yard or upgrade your home’s interior, Home Depot and …

Home Depot

Machine Learning with Python: Easy and robust method to fit nonlinear data

Easy and robust methodology for nonlinear data modeling using Python libraries, pipeline features, and regularization.<p>Nonlinear data modeling is a …

Why an Indian girl chose to become an American woman

I was born in India. What can I say about India that hasn’t already been said about this big, beautiful country, where the culture and history run so deep that the people there have been killing each other for centuries and centuries? India is the most interesting, smelly, soulful melting pot of …

Computer Science

The Health Benefits of Eating Eggs

There are so many ways to prepare eggs that it's hard not to love them, and egg nutrition facts support including them in a healthy diet. The …

Nutrition

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Customers

9 Alkaline Foods That Fight Cancer, Pain, Gout, Diabetes And Heart Disease

<b>1. INTRODUCTION</b><p>Attempting to go alkaline?<br>It’s much easier when you understand which foods assist your get to and remain in an alkaline state. A basic …

Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say No Is Brilliant | Inc.com

In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs chasing after their dreams, this prophetic quote by Steve Jobs 21 years ago hits the nail on the head even more so today. Here's …

Time Management

Where to Find the Best Regional Indian Cooking in NY and NJ

What could be better than Punjabi food in winter? Chunks of meat in thick spicy gravies, and plenty of vegetables, too. But over the last few years our complement of regional Indian cooking has expanded tenfold, so that now you can choose instead a colorful biryani from Hyderabad, a prix fixe meal …

The 7 best perks of your new Amazon Prime subscription

Make sure you take full advantage of these benefits, some of which may surprise you.<p>Did Santa leave something Prime in your stocking? If you're new to Amazon's subscription service, you may think the only benefits are two-day shipping and streaming video -- both of which are awesome, no …

Shopping

11 Dirty Movies On Netflix That Actually Tell A Good Story

We're currently living in a truly golden digital age, ladies and gentlemen. One where filth, raunchiness, sauciness, and unadulterated erotica is but …

52 Clever Inventions You Never Knew Existed That Solve Your Random Annoying Problems

Earbuds getting snagged on door handles; an itch on your back that you cannot reach; liquid lipstick that won’t scrub away — these are each excellent …

Immigration

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

14 documentaries on Netflix that are scarier than fiction

When you think of scary movies, images of monsters and unstoppable killers come to mind. But documentaries can also tell some horrific stories, …

Staten Island

For decades, the blind have used canes to get around. Now a special wristband gives them a 'sixth sense.'

Watching Fernando Albertorio stroll down a crowded sidewalk in downtown Washington during a recent lunch hour, casually sidestepping pedestrians running errands and crowding around food trucks, you’d have no idea he is legally blind.<p>Albertorio easily blends into the flow of human traffic swirling …

Numb

Why the Soviet attempt to stamp out religion failed

The British Museum’s Living with Gods exhibition describes some of the myriad ways in which faith expresses itself<p>The Russian revolution had started earlier in February. The tsar had already abdicated. And a provisional bourgeois government had begun to establish itself. But it was the occupation …

Leeds United FC

The Best Gifts For Toddlers Under $25

Toddlers and toys go together like peanut butter and jelly; it's a delicious, occasionally messy combo. The best buys for the age group include items that will stimulate senses, encourage learning, and not make their moms too crazy when it comes to cleanup. Even better if they don't break the bank. …

What Tax Breaks Can I Get as a First-Time Homebuyer?

In 2008, the U.S. housing market was already cratering as the Great Recession took hold. To try and stop the bleeding, Congress passed a series of …

Personal Finance

9 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your Amazon Kindle

You’d be forgiven for thinking your Amazon Kindle is just a tiny slate only fit for reading. That’s what it’s designed for, sure, but your humble …

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

Raspberry Pi

RANKED: The 21 best heist movies of all time

With the high stakes, and the top-shelf actors and directors who seem to gravitate to the genre, when it's done right, it can be a thrilling cinematic experience.<p>As Steven Soderbergh dives back into the genre with the excellent "Logan Lucky" on Friday (in which Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, and …

Construction

Amazon Inspire educational site opens to all schools, applying lessons learned in year-long beta

Amazon Inspire, a site that lets teachers and schools upload and access unlimited educational and classroom resources, is now available to all …

Education Technology

What to do if you lose your ID: How to get a new driver’s license, Social Security card and more

Maybe you lost your wallet at the bar. Or maybe you can’t find your birth certificate ever since you moved across country and forgot which box you …

Identity Theft

The 19 best romantic movies on Netflix you'll actually want to watch

"The Big Sick," which will get its wide release in theaters Friday, is already being called one of the best romantic comedies of all time by critics.<p>The indie flick has a 97% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and is based on the real-life relationship of screenwriters Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon, and …

Entertainment
eCommerce
eCommerce

Amazon just unveiled some of its deals for Prime Day on July 11th

You’ll find discounts on Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, 4K TVs and more<p>It’s a prime time to score deals.<p>Amazon announced today that its third annual Prime …

Televisions

10 documentaries to watch with kids this summer

I’ve been searching for ways to educate my kids outside the classroom this summer. Now, more than ever, it seems important to give my children different perspectives on life and to teach them to be creative, courageous and resilient. I want them to become conscious, independent thinkers and good …

Parenting

Pregnant women should 'look at beautiful pictures' for a healthy baby, Indian government says

India’s federal government has issued a booklet for pregnant women, recommending abstinence from sex, avoiding meat and harbouring spiritual thoughts in order to ensure a healthy baby.<p>Entitled "Mother and Child Care", the advisory was released on Tuesday by Srhipad Naik, the Minister for Yoga, …